Failing to take power by force inhe eventually won power by democratic means. Once in power, he eliminated all opposition and launched an ambitious program of world domination and elimination of the Jews, paralleling ideas he advanced in his book, Mein Kampf.
The research and investigation for it was done in collaboration with three other clinicians — Professor Henry A.
Murray of the Harvard Psychological Clinic, Dr. Lewin of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute — as well as research associates  Langer notes in his introduction to the book that one of the three essentially dropped out of the project because he was too busy with other work, but he gives no names.
Gatzke and others have suggested that Langer borrowed extensively from prior work by Murray without properly crediting him, such as his lurid sexual analysis and his prediction of suicide; Langer has disputed some of the claims although the texts show similarities.
The Harvard University Archives register stated that Murray started work on this profile in upon request from the Roosevelt administration. The original report is in the public domain and is available on the Internet on a number of sites. Gatzke writes "Recent correspondence with the publisher Langer and others, both in and again before publication.
Nevertheless, the US government trusted Freudian analysis enough to contract a psychoanalyst named Walter C. Langer to investigate Adolf Hitler's childhood, speeches, and writing to try to guess what his final moves might have been toward the end of . In order to perform a leadership analysis of Adolf Hitler, one must understand the compelling aspects of his personality. First and foremost, Hitler saw himself as “an agent of Providence, a man of Destiny, whose vision of the future was infallible.”. A Psychological Analysis of Adolph Hitler His Life and Legend Walter C. Langer Office of Strategic Services Washington, D.C. With the collaboration of- Prof. Henry A. Murr, Harvard Psychological Clinic Dr. Ernst Kris, New School for Social Research Dr. Bertram D. Lawin, New York Psychoanalytic Institute.
The so-called "Hitler Source Book" which was appended to the wartime report, ran over one thousand pages and was indexed against the report. The groundbreaking study was the pioneer of offender profiling and political psychology, today commonly used by many countries as part of assessing international relations.
The report stated that: It is probably true that Hitler calls Foerster "Bubi", which is a common nickname employed by homosexuals in addressing their partners. This alone, however, is not adequate proof that he has actually indulged in homosexual practices with Foerster, who is known to be a homosexual.
From a purely scientific point of view, therefore, it is sounder not to base our reconstruction on such slim evidence but to seek firmer foundations. Nevertheless, we can leave it as a possibility which requires further verification. Purposes and effects[ edit ] The Langer report was ostensibly an objective analysis of the mind of Adolf Hitler and related aspects of his life and society, based on written material, interviews, psychoanalytic theory and clinical experience.
The first words of the OSS report are: It represents an attempt to screen the wealth of contradictory, conflicting and unreliable material concerning Hitler into strata which will be helpful to the policy-makers and those who wish to frame a counter-propaganda.
That is not yet known. But in the words of Robert G. Waite, the distinguished historian [who wrote the afterword], Dr.Analysis of the Personality of Adolph Hitler: With Predictions of His Future Behavior and Suggestions for Dealing with Him Now and After Germany's Surrender was a report prepared by Henry A.
Murray for the United States Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Nevertheless, the US government trusted Freudian analysis enough to contract a psychoanalyst named Walter C. Langer to investigate Adolf Hitler's childhood, speeches, and writing to try to guess what his final moves might have been toward the end of World War II.
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A Psychological Analysis of Adolph Hitler His Life and Legend Walter C. Langer Office of Strategic Services Washington, D.C. With the collaboration of- Prof.
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